Network Shares FAQ - Information Technology Services
Student/Staff Network Share Drives FAQ
1. What are network shares?
o You should have already logon to the PC with your USP account. As well as your account should have access permissions to the network share you are trying to map to.
> Select the Start button and select Computer
> On the menu bar click on Map Network Drive
> Next in the folder box type the path to the network share. The usual format \\PC number\sharename
> Click on Finish to connect.
> Once the drive has successfully been mapped you will see an icon for the mapped drive in My Computer
o When student logon to a USP, their network share connects automatically
3. I cannot map to a network share, what could be wrong?
o It is either the PC number or sharename that maybe wrong. Check these details.
o Another possibility is that you do not have necessary permissions to access the network share.
4. What does "Unable to browse the network" mean?
5. How can I tell if my PC is connected to the network?
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